The installations by the American artist Rob Ley

The installations by the American artist Rob Ley

Emanuele D'Angelo · 2 weeks ago · Art

Known for his installations, Rob Ley is an American artist based in Los Angeles who manages to captivate the world. He currently teaches design at the University of Southern California (USC), but still manages to find time to devote himself to reinventing places.
Engaging the character and context of a place, his studio creates dynamic public artworks that intertwine with the existing landscape.

His latest work is “Pangaea”, an installation commissioned for the NCR headquarters in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
The work takes its name from the prehistoric supercontinent and is made of a series of layered aluminum ribbons that create a collection of interconnected nodes, hubs and conduits.

As you can guess, the American artist usually uses aluminum for his installations. Here is another of his works that has undoubtedly remained engraved in the hearts of those lucky enough to observe it up close.

Titled “Field Lines”, it is located in the transit hub of Chicago’s O’Hare airport. The installation, like all his works, becomes one with the airport. The small aluminum elements are in fact a representation of dynamic air currents that oscillate between stable and turbulent wind conditions.
A bit like the currents, eddies and vortices that shape the wind and also have a direct impact on air travel both positive and negative.

Another round, another work. Today we’re going to take you on a stroll through the world of Rob Ley. Another one of those works that have certainly been able to stop space and time is undoubtedly “Endless Miles”.

One of the most critically acclaimed, the work when viewed up close appears to be composed of individual brushstrokes, while from a distance it appears to be a mosaic composition.

Read also: Olafur Eliasson has modified the facade of the Willis Tower

But these works are just a taste, a sort of aperitif let’s say of the imagination and skill of Rob Ley and his studio, to know them all just visit the site.

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Martin Neuhof, an evocative photographer and portraitist

Martin Neuhof, an evocative photographer and portraitist

Federica Cimorelli · 3 days ago · Photography

Martin Neuhof, born in 1984, is a German photographer and portrait artist based in Leipzig, Germany. Martin followed in the footsteps of his grandfather Friedrich Gahlbeck, a well-known German photographer of the last century, then worked to afford a camera and began experimenting with images.

His photography is clear and elegant, it focuses on the human face and delves into the interiority of the subject he captures. For Martin Neuhof, the face is a gateway to human emotions, an obstacle to be overcome and a barrier to be broken.

– Read also: The deep photographic portraits by Laura Zalenga

His photographic compositions manage to break down all appearances, they are creative shots that highlight the protagonist of the image and meanwhile strike the viewer, provoke him and activate something in his inner self.

See a selection of his shots here, follow Martin Neuhof on Instagram and on his personal website.

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InstHunt – The 10 best photos on Instagram this week

InstHunt – The 10 best photos on Instagram this week

Giulia Guido · 2 days ago · Photography

Every day, on our Instagram profile, we ask you to share with us your most beautiful pictures and photographs.
For this InstHunt collection of this week we have selected your 10 best proposals: @to.street, @caterina_cantu, @martinacuscuna, @veber.photos, @littlejos_, @ivananoto_, @elaverre, @radekzawadzki, @tonepantone, @fotopabo.

Tag @collateral.photo to be selected and published on the next InstHunt.

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The dark and mysterious shots of Marit Beer

The dark and mysterious shots of Marit Beer

Collater.al Contributors · 2 days ago · Photography

The shots of Marit Beer are dark and mysterious, they tell stories of distant and unknown countries where it is cold, there is silence and the air is humid.

To enter her world you only need to look at her photographs: it seems to be in another reality, isolated, far from the confusion of civilization, among small unattended villages surrounded by wild countryside.

Looking at her shots is like reliving them, is like diving in an uncomfortable world of embroidery and lace, among old fabrics crumpled and faded by time. You can perceive her thoughts and anxieties: the passing of time, the weight of existence and the intimacy of secrets.

Her subjects are authentic but always seem to disappear, they are ghosts that never show themselves in their entirety, impenetrable, enigmatic and disturbing spirits.

The photographs of Marit Beer involve us and drag us away from reality, they are ancient paintings faded by time.

Follow her.

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The mysterious photography of Joanne Leah

The mysterious photography of Joanne Leah

Giulia Pacciardi · 2 days ago · Photography

The Brooklyn artist Joanne Leah creates beautiful photographiy that bring the observer into a mysterious journey through her intellectual-surreal world.

Her intent is to examine the relationship between human form, objects, materials, and conventions, transforming each of them into something very different and far.

Using different color palettes, yellow, green, red and purple, she uses the human body as if it were a design element.

Her contents are all inspired by her childhood memories and explore issues such as isolation, detachment and identity.

Apparently violent, each image expresses a concept that, through her subconscious, come to life with an object or subject in tune with her visions.

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